In 2014, Peter Perdue (Yale University) delivered the Melville-Nelles-Hoffmann Lecture in Environmental History at York University. His lecture focused on the history of the Chinese tea trade. Professor Perdue is a leading scholar of modern Chinese and Japanese social, economic, and environmental history. He is the winner of the 2007 Joseph Levenson Book Prize from the Association for Asian Studies for his book,China Marches West: The Qing Conquest of Central Eurasia.His lecture, titled... Topics: environmental history, Chinese history, tea
http://www.ancient-china-history.com/Ancient China history has played a pivot role in shaping its resilient economic growth and international ascendancy witnessed in the last few decades. Napoleon Bonaparte once famously said, “Let China sleep, for when she awakes, she will shake the world.” Topics: Ancient Chinese History, Ancient China history
he Mencius, commonly called the Mengzi, is a collection of anecdotes and conversations of the Confucian thinker and philosopher Mencius (372 BC-289 BC). The work dates from the second half of the 4th century BC. Topics: China, Confucianism, philosophy, Chinese history, Mencius
http://www.Ancient-China-History.comAncient China history has played a pivot role in shaping its resilient economic growth and international ascendancy witnessed in the last few decades. Napoleon Bonaparte once famously said, “Let China sleep, for when she awakes, she will shake the world.” Topics: Ancient Chinese History, Ancient China history
As a history lover planning travel to China, you would be amazed to find a series of interesting places that you can explore alone or with family or friends!http://www.Ancient-China-History.com Topics: Ancient Chinese History, china ancient history
"...Meet a photographer whose passion for the Great Wall has driven him to uncover thousands of forgotten miles of the barrier built by China's dynasties." Topics: vhs, Great Wall of China, Chinese history, European history Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Recording of a class discussion of the triumph of Confucianism during the Han Dynasty. Starts with reaction of Voltaire, Leibniz, and other European Enlightenment thinkers to Imperial Chinese political theory and practice, then compares Plato's ideal "philosopher-kingdom" to the Han. Concludes with the concept of honor in Confucian China, and its role in winning the dis-honored local wealthy class' cooperation with the Confucian Scholar-Officials. Topics: China, Chinese History, Han Dynasty, Confucius, Confucianism, Plato
RunRunShaw s historic film about pugilists with fightscenes re edited by Rudolf Tress The story told in widescreen with chinese actors who mostly wordless share a range of emotions related to feeling supressed to practice a form of martial arts. The actor playing Marco Polo being directed by a chinese filmdirector can only react as he does not speak chinese. An interesting film with worldclass lighting and art direction done partly on a filmstage and partly in natural settings gives an insight... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: pugilism, martial arts, chinese history, action, widescreen, feature films
A 15-minute summary of the uniquely secular origin myths of the ancient Chinese, concluding with a quick overview of the dates and historical veracity of the Three Ancient Dynasties (Xia, Shang, and Zhou). Recording of a summary of the content of the first week of my History of China course for a student who joined the class late. Topics: China, Chinese history, Xia, Shang, Zhou, Myths, Mythology, Shujing, Book of Documents
A 20-minute discussion of Ancient China's curious 800-year path around the religious madness plaguing most other civilizations. Topics: China, Chinese history, Shang Dynasty, Zhou Dynasty, Qin Dynasty, Han Dynasty, Confucianism, Human...
Traces the rise of Western Imperialism in China from the Macartney embassy in 1783 to the end of the Second Opium War in 1860. Topics: China, Chinese History, Qing Dynasty, Opium War, Asian History, Lord Macartney
Frederick Mote (1922-2005) was one of the twentieth century's most prominent Sinologists. He was drawn into the study of China during the mid-1940s with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and devoted his life to Chinese culture. He taught Chinese history and language at Princeton University from 1956 to 1987 and was instrumental in developing the University's East Asian Studies program. Among his works are: "Intellectual Foundations of China"; "Imperial China 900-1800";... Topics: Frederick Mote, Professor Frederick Mote, Princeton University, China Studies, Chinese history,...
From the fall of the Yuan to the Ming Dynasty, and the Chinese and European Age of Exploration. Hongwu and Yongle emperors. Zheng He's voyages, construction of Forbidden City. Portuguese entry of Indian Ocean trade network, Asian reactions. Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci in the Ming Court. Rites Controversy: Popes versus Confucianism. Kangxi Emperor's reaction. Topics: China, Chinese History, Ming Dynasty, Zheng He, Matteo Ricci, Yongle, Hongwu
This is a LibriVox recording of Two Years in the Forbidden City, by Princess Der Ling. Recording by Jc Guan. THE author of the following narrative has peculiar qualifications for her task. She is a daughter of Lord Yu Keng, a member of the Manchu White Banner Corps, and one of the most advanced and progressive Chinese officials of his generation. she became First Lady-in-Waiting to the Empress Dowager, and while serving at the Court in that capacity she received the impressions which provide... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, china, der ling, princess, forbidden city, chinese history, biography, life in... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
This course is the continuation of 21F104/108. It is designed to further help students develop sophisticated conversational, reading and writing skills by combining traditional textbook material with their own explorations of Chinese speaking societies, using the human, literary, and electronic resources available at in the Boston area. Some of special features of Chinese society, its culture, its customs and habits, its history, and the psychology of its people are be introduced. The class... Topics: chinese, language, mandarin, reading, conversation, writing, culture, china, society, custom,...
This course is the continuation of 21F105. It is designed to further help students develop sophisticated conversational, reading and writing skills by combining traditional textbook material with their own explorations of Chinese speaking societies, using the human, literary, and electronic resources available at MIT and in the Boston area. Some special features of Chinese society, its culture, its customs and habits, its history, and the psychology of its people are introduced. The class... Topics: language, china, mandarin, reading, writing, speaking, comprehension, culture, society,...
Romance of the Three Kingdoms is a Chinese television series based on the classical novel of the same title by Luo Guanzhong. The series was produced by China Central Television (CCTV) and first aired on the network in 1994. It spanned a total of 84 episodes, each approximately 45 minutes long. One of the most expensive television series produced at that time, the project was completed over four years and involved 400,000 cast and crew members, including divisions of the People's Liberation... Topics: 1994, China, Chinese history, Yellow Turban Rebellion, Dong Zhuo, civil war, Three Kingdoms, Luo...